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Clinical Trials Snapshot


 

At any given time, Boston Children’s Hospital has hundreds of clinical trials underway. The following is a snapshot of just some of the clinical trials currently underway through Boston Children’s Heart Center.

Coarctation of the Aorta Stent Trial Continued Access (COAST II CA)

This study will provide continued access to the Covered CP Stent as primary therapy for prevention of aortic wall injury in patients with native or recurrent coarctation, or for repair of aortic wall injury occurring as a late complication of prior coarctation repair.

Contact: Lisa Bergersen, MD, MPH
lisa. bergersen@childrens.harvard.edu
617-355-6529

GORE® Septal Occluder (GSO)

This study will evaluate the safety and efficacy of this device for the transcatheter closure of ostium secundum atrial septal defects. The data obtained will be used to compare outcomes with this next generation device to those in prior studies using the GORE® HELEX® Septal Occluder.

Contact: Lisa Bergersen, MD, MPH
lisa.bergersen@childrens.harvard.edu
617-355-6529

Medtronic Native Outflow Tract Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve (TPV)

This study will assess in vivo loading conditions of a TPV device for product development specifications and summarize five-year clinical outcomes.

Contact: Lisa Bergersen, MD, MPH
lisa.bergersen@childrens.harvard.edu
617-355-6529

Pulmonary Artery Repair with Covered Stents (PARCS)

This study will evaluate the safety and efficacy of a Covered CP Stent in repairing RV-PA conduit disruption during transcatheter pulmonary valve placement with Melody® TPV.

Contact: Lisa Bergersen, MD, MPH
lisa.bergersen@childrens.hravard.edu
617-355-6529

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